REP. KELLY ARMSTRONG

Armstrong says U.S. Capitol police may be spying on Congress, public

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong says he has concerns about a “dramatic expansion” of U.S. Capitol security measures that were ordered in the wake of the Jan. 6 riots. Armstrong is among 7 members of Congress who are asking for answers about the Insider Threat Awareness Program and records and documents connected to the program. “This is…

Armstrong joins Cramer & Hoeven in fight against Biden vaccine mandate

Rep. Kelly Armstrong, Sen. Kevin Cramer, Sen. John HoevenWASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota’s congressional delegation says a new Biden Administration order that requires companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccines is an unconstitutional overreach. Millions of Americans will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules…

Rep. Kelly Armstrong Tests Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Rep. Kelly Armstrong has tested positive for COVID-19. In a message posted to his Twitter account, Armstrong wrote that he is experiencing mild symptoms and recovering at home in North Dakota. The 2nd term Republican has been fully vaccinated since January. Armstrong’s doctor has advised him to quarantine for 10 days. He will be…

Burgum, congressional delegation react to bombings in Afghanistan

Kabul airport (Fox News)FARGO (KVRR) – Gov. Doug Burgum and members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation called for prayers and accountability after multiple U.S. service members were killed during a suicide bombing near the Kabul airport. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the brave U.S. servicemembers and the Afghans who were killed or injured in today’s…

Sources: Rep. Kelly Armstrong Selected for January 6 Select Committee on Insurrection

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong has been picked to serve on the new select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol. He was picked along with four others by House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy. An official announcement is expected soon. Associated Press says McCarthy selected Indiana congressman Jim Banks to be the top…

Cramer, Hoeven, Armstrong condemn Biden for halting oil, gas leases

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota’s congressional delegation is strongly criticizing President Biden for halting new oil and gas leases on federal lands. Biden signed executive orders to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines. The orders aim to conserve 30% of the nation’s lands and ocean waters in the next 10 years. “President…

Cramer, Hoeven, Armstrong safe after violence breaks out at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (KVRR/KFGO) – Sen. Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong say they are safe after violence broke out inside the U.S. Capitol. Both declined further comment as protesters surrounded the US Capitol and some entered the building. Early on, Sen. Cramer said he was trying to avoid external communications to maintain the secrecy of his location and other members of…

Rep. Armstrong Will Not Join Republicans Protesting Presidential Electors

Republican releases Statement With 6 fellow Congressional members

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong will not be joining other members of his party to object the Electoral College Results on Wednesday. A group of Republicans plans to reject the presidential electors from battle ground states if Congress doesn’t create a commission to investigate their claims of fraud. Armstrong sent out a release with 6 other…

ND House of Representatives candidates debate Covid-19 & agriculture

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota’s three candidates for the state’s lone House of Representatives seat square off in a debate. Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong and challengers Libertarian Steven Peterson and Democrat Zach Raknerud discussed issues facing the state and the country. The topics included farm policy, race relations and the state’s economy. Much of the hour-long debate also focused on…